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Requirement #2 of the American Mountain Men.
2. Must have spent at least two days and one night in a primitive camp during each season of the year. This requirement and #1 are both required for advancement to Bossloper In fulfilling this requirement, I would like to … Continue reading
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Requirement #1 of The American Mountain Men
Must have a full set of hand-cut and -sewn clothing and handmade accoutrements. These must be researched for authenticity of the 1800-40 period and be of a type which would have been seen on men in, or moving to, the … Continue reading
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2015 Fur Trade Symposium at Bent’s Old Fort
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2014 AMM Western Territorial
Oct 23-26, 2014, Violet & I attended the AMM Western Territorial Rendezvous at Bent’s Old Fort. I was the auctioneer for the fundraiser.
2014 AMM Eastern Territorial Rendezvous
Oct 9-11, 2014, Violet & I attended the AMM Eastern Territorial Rendezvous near Morris, IL. We had a good time in spite of the ticks. We had a great time with the folks from Illinois and I represented the western … Continue reading
May 17-18, 2014 – We attended an open house at Fort Uncompahgre near Delta, CO. The fort is a re-creation of one of Antoine Robideaux’ fur trading posts. It was in operation from 1828 -1844. I ran the blacksmith shop … Continue reading
2013 AMM Nationals
June 27 – July 7, 2013, I attended the American Mountain Men National rendezvous hosted by the Colorado Brigade. I took a two day horseback trip with Bill Bailey, Jason Mays, Rebecca Compton, Vic Barkin. We had … Continue reading
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AMM Western Territorials 2012
Recently I spent a week at the AMM Western Territorials near Canton, KS. I had a great time meeting new brothers, shooting, camping, cooking, learning and butchering a buffalo. We had colleges in horse packing, sign language, trekking gear for … Continue reading
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Summary Comments on the Works of Alfred Jacob Miller.
In studying the artwork of Miller, I have seen many wonderful references to the material culture of the Rocky Mountain fur trade. I will use his artwork and notes to develop and justify many of the items I use in … Continue reading